Council of Churches in Zambia General Secretary Fr Emmanuel Chikoya has urged Citizens and media personnel in the country to effectively contribute to the fight against COVID-19 by taking caution against dessemimanting fake news about the pandemic on various media platforms.
The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has learnt with shock the sudden passing away of Bishop Moses Hamungole of Monze Catholic Diocese and Fr Michael Kelly of the JCTR. Our sincere condolences go to the Hamungole and Kelly families and the entire Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB), and the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflections (JCTR). The CCZ will remember Bishop Hamungole for his selfless dedication to the work of God, firstly as a Catholic Bishop; secondly, as Chairman of the Commission for Social Communications at the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops; and thirdly, as Chairman of the Department of Social Communications at the Nairobi-based Association of Member Episcopal Conferences of Eastern Africa.
The Joint Country Programme Zambia funded Radio programme is aimed at providing listeners with the opportunity to learn more about COVID-19 and engaging with experts, as well as Church and Community leaders on prevention practices. This edition of the programme featured Mtendere 30 Ward Councillor Watson M’tonga (r), CCZ Chaplain Fr James Phiri (c), and United Voice Radio Station Manager Daniel Sikazwe (l). The Programme also airs on Kafue FM in Kafue, Modern Radio in Chirundu and Kariba FM in Siavonga.
POLICE have been selectively enforcing the law by quickly arresting those perceived to belong to the opposition while giving a blind eye to those aligned to the governing party irrespective of the crimes they commit, the Council of Churches in Zambia(CCZ) has observed. The Church says the behaviour has become a danger to national unity and peace, that the country has continuously been praying and fasting for.
JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY THREE CHURCH MOTHER BODIES ON THE ARREST AND DETENTION OF FAITH LEADERS AND THE CTPD STAFF IN NDOLA 1. Preamble We, the leaders of the three Church Mother bodies namely the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ), the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) and the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB), greet you all in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.